2021 marks 20 years of the Columbia Valley Community Foundation!

Since our inception 20 years ago, the CVCF has granted over $750,000 in support of over 300 community projects and initiatives. We are so grateful to those founders of our Foundation which has made this all possible. Be sure to check out our history here and stay tuned on how to celebrate with us!

Remembering Gord Forbes

William Gordon “Gord” Forbes

November 23, 1948 – June 3, 2021


In memory of Gord, his family has established the Gord Forbes Memorial Fund
to continue and honour his legacy. This fund will support initiatives aligned with
Gord’s passions such as upskilling youth, recreation, and housing needs.


Supporting a particular cause, community or charity and
honouring the memory of a loved one.


Building legacies in our Columbia Valley communities through the widest possible range of charitable organizations who work diligently to address specific community needs and priorities.


Supporting the post-secondary education and training of the young people of the Columbia Valley.

Leave a lasting legacy in our community through the Columbia Valley Community Foundation

Designating a gift for the Columbia Valley Community Foundation (CVCF) is a way to fulfill your charitable legacy in the community.

Our concept is simple: your gift is invested and the investment income is used to support local charitable programs and projects going to your wishes.

The principal is never touched, ensuring your legacy lives on forever. In this way, the CVCF acts as a bridge between you and local charities to help create and maintain a strong, vibrant community for generations to come.

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